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The Kernel India Pale Ale Galaxy Mosaic

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Brewed by The Kernel
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Bermondsey, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.8/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72/5   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Keg & Bottled


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MartinT (9191) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 21, 2016
My Bottom Line:
Elderflowers, citrus fruit and mango meld for an intensely fruity profile in an otherwise sadly muddled IPA (lots of floating yeast).

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A sheet of foam covers the murky beige. This is beyond cloudy; there is no semblance of a nice colour in here at all.
-The fruitiness almost evokes rubber at times. Or is it durian?
-Bitter resins appear in the back as well.
-The soft prickling of carbonation makes for a streamlined body.
-This is not my favorite Kernel IPA by far, but it remains a nice hop fix when you are in the mood.

Bottle.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (3858) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2016
Bottle. Golden pour. Nice aroma of tropical fruit, citrus, subtle malt and pineapple. Fresh taste of grassy hop, tropical fruit, pineapple, subtle pine herb and a bitter finish. Another great kernel ipa.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gegwilson (3003) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2016
Bottl in the Small Bar, Bristol. Hazy amber with a frothy off white head. Big pineapple aroma. The taste is lots of tropical fruit. Pineapple especially. Underlying caramel. Very tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (39929) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 9, 2016
From tap. Pours hazy orange with a small orange head aroma is crisp hoppy. Åeachy and citrusy. Bitter and dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maakun (3389) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 9, 2016
Tap at Le Sec. Very hazy golden with white head. Mango, massive dank hops with wet grassy notes, sweet caramel and soft dough. Under medium sweet and bitter. Medium bodied.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BRW (2026) - Barcelona, SPAIN - JUN 24, 2016
On tap at La Rovira. Yellow colour with white head. Tropical fruits, citric aroma. sweet, tropical fruits, pineapple, citric taste. Medium body.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
77ships (7429) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUN 13, 2016
250 ml. draft @ Gollem. Very hay milkshake orange with a big creamy white head. Nose is mellow yeast & big mellow fruity mango, big fruit, low bitterness. Taste is creamy yeast, big mango, creamy fruity mango, low bitterness, touch passionfruit, only a small touch of bitterness in the finish, low floral bitterness. Creamy mango fruit & yeast body. Pleasant creamy fruity low bitterness & big mango IPA. Neat work.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Torrefacto (1397) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 10, 2016
Versión con 6.9% de alcohol. Caoba turbio y espuma marfil. Aromas de pino, menta, pomelo. Cuerpo medio-alto con sabor de pomelo, pino, menta y final de intenso amargor resinoso largo.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ktwse (3820) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 5, 2016
Pours hazy pale golden with low white head. Aroma of citrus, pine, mango, passion fruit, peach. Taste is sweet, fruity, with a mild bitter finish. Light and smooth body with soft carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
imdownthepub (12908) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2015
Bottled, 330ml from S.H Jones, Banbury, Oxon. Gold with white head. There is a bitter-sweet start to this, tangerines, cumquat type flavours, increasingly acidic but also with a grassy, hay-like aside. Good depth always interesting. Really very pleasant.


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